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21:20 Feb 16, 2006
This question was closed without grading. Reason: Answer found elsewhere

English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Automotive / Cars & Trucks
English term or phrase: R.O.
Our maintenance and light repair sales per R.O. grew from XX to X.

Was bedeutet die Abkürzung? Viele Möglichkeiten sind da ja wohl nicht, aber ich komme nicht drauf.
Gela54
Germany
Local time: 07:07
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Summary of answers provided
3 +3regional office
Brie Vernier
3QuotationxxxBrandis
2Repair Organization
Hans G. Liepert
2initials?hschl


Discussion entries: 2





  

Answers


3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
initials?


Explanation:
could it be that R.O. was the person who provided the sales numbers?
That looks most reasonable to me. (but it is late in the day @;-)

hschl
Local time: 07:07
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 12
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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
r.o.
regional office


Explanation:
a guess

Brie Vernier
Germany
Local time: 07:07
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 15

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  wolfheart
8 mins
  -> Thanks, Wolfheart

agree  avantix: but a very reasonable guess
11 mins
  -> Thanks, avantix

agree  xxxBrandis: This sounds logical
12 mins
  -> Thanks, Brandis
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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
r.o.
Quotation


Explanation:
I did not find this definition, but the book does, and I cannot explain how.

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Note added at 21 mins (2006-02-16 21:42:00 GMT)
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I am not comfortable with this but book "Handelsausdrücke" Verlag Paul Haupt Bern und Stuttgart" produced a small booklet in co-opeation with Swiss Chamber of Commerce says it. May be the moderator would judge better and remove this answer.

xxxBrandis
Local time: 07:07
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Brie Vernier: "the book"?? This makes no sense
10 mins
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47 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5
r.o.
Repair Organization


Explanation:
wild guess, might fit (possible points donated to EFC - Educational Fund for Customers)

Hans G. Liepert
Switzerland
Local time: 07:07
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 124

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Carla Schaudt: Wild, but creative. (Unfortunately I can't agree with it, cause I posted some rather wild guesses myself lately). Grüße!
8 hrs
  -> ... ah well! ;O)
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